The Kenyan smartphone market is flooded with Samsung handsets because of the company’s consistency of launching new devices. You can find all types of Samsung phones in Kenya, from the inexpensive J series phones to the expensive S series phones. Samsung remains a leading smartphones manufacturer in the world as well as one of the leading brands in Kenya. The good quality hardware used to construct Samsung smartphones has been one of the factors that have helped the brand gain a huge share of the Kenyan phone market. Samsung makes entry-level, mid-level and high-end smartphones. Here, you will find Samsung phones prices, specifications and images.

Latest Samsung Phones in Kenya And Their Prices

Samsung Phones Prices 2019 Price
Samsung Galaxy J1 Prime - 4.0 inches, 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal storage, 5MP back camera, VGA front cameraKSh 7,500
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core - 4.5 inches, 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal storage, 8MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 9,999
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus - 5.0 inches, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB Internal storage, 8MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 9,500
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Pro - 5.0 inches, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 8MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 11,500
Samsung Galaxy J4 - 5.5 inches, 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 13,499
Samsung Galaxy J4 Core - 6.0 inches, 1GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 8MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 13,000
Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus - 6.0 inches, 2GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 15,000
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro - 5.0 inches, 2GB RAM, 8GB Internal storage, 8MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 15,999
Samsung Galaxy J1 Prime - 4.5 inches, 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal storage, 5MP back camera, 2MP front cameraKSh 17,399
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime - 5.0 inches, 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 15,000
Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro - 5.2 inches, 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 13MP front cameraKSh 17,999
Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo - 5.5 inches, 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 16,599
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime - 5.5 inches, 3GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 19,000
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro - 5.5 inches, 3GB RAM, 32/64GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 13MP front cameraKSh 22,500
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 - 5.5 inches, 3GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 13MP front cameraKSh 18,300
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max - 5.7 inches, 4GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 13MP front cameraKSh 21,000
Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo - 5.5 inches, 4GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, Dual 13MP + 5MP back camera, 2MP front cameraKSh 18,999
Samsung Galaxy J6 - 5.6 inches, 3GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 16,999
Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus - 6.0 inches, 3GB RAM, 64GB Internal storage, Dual 13MP+5MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 18,000
Samsung Galaxy C5 - 5.2 inches, 4GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 13MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 18,999
Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro - 5.2 inches, 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, 16MP front cameraKSh 26,500
Samsung Galaxy C7 - 5.7 inches, 4GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 23,000
Samsung Galaxy C8 - 5.5 inches, 3GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, dual 13MP + 5MP back camera, 16MP front cameraKSh 20,100
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 - 5.2 inches, 3GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, 16MP front cameraKSh 26,000
Samsung Galaxy J8 - 6.0 inches, 4GB RAM, 32/64GB Internal storage, dual 16MP+2MP back camera, 16MP front cameraKSh 22,000
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 - 5.6 inches, 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, 16MP front cameraKSh 21,999
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus 2018 - 6.0 inches, 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB Internal storage, dual 16MP+5MP back camera, 24MP front cameraKSh 25,499
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 - 5.7 inches, 3GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, 16MP front cameraKSh 32,500
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 - 5.7 inches, 4GB RAM, 64/128GB Internal storage, tripple 24MP+8MP+5MP back camera, 24MP front cameraKSh 29,499
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro - 6.0 inches, 6GB RAM, 64GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, 16MP front cameraKSh 38,000
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 - 5.6 inches, 4GB RAM, 32/64GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, dual 16MP+8MP front cameraKSh 33,000
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star - 6.3 inches, 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal storage, dual 12MP+16MP back camera, 24MP front cameraKSh 38,499
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus - 6.0 inches, 4/6GB RAM, 32/64GB Internal storage, 16MP back camera, dual 16MP+8MP front cameraKSh 38,500
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge - 5.5 inches, 4GB RAM, 32/64/128GB Internal storage, 12MP back camera, 5MP front cameraKSh 29,999
Samsung Galaxy S8 - 5.8 inches, 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal storage, 12MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 43,000
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus - 6.2 inches, 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal storage, 12MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 47,000
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 - 6.3 inches, 6GB RAM, 128GB Internal storage, quad 24MP+8MP+10MP+5MP back camera, 24MP front cameraKSh 49,500
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - 6.3 inches, 6GB RAM, 64GB Internal storage, dual 12MP+12MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 55,000
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - 6.4 inches, 6/8GB RAM, 128/512GB Internal storage, 12MP+12MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 75,000
Samsung Galaxy S9 - 5.8 inches, 4GB RAM, 64/128GB Internal storage, 12MP+12MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 56,000
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - 6.2 inches, 6GB RAM, 64/128GB Internal storage, 12MP+12MP back camera, 8MP front cameraKSh 63,000

Where can I get the best Samsung phones prices in Kenya?

You will find Samsung Galaxy mobile phones in almost all mobile shops in Kenya. You can buy Samsung mobile phones in both offline and online shops. Samsung phones prices online are always lower than prices offline.

Jumia Samsung phones offers

You can purchase Samsung phones on Jumia.  Jumia is a multi-vendor site – it allows different sellers to sell mobile phones and other products. Like other sellers on this site, Jumia products are delivered countrywide.

Safaricom Samsung Phones Prices

You can buy mobile phones in Safaricom shops countrywide. To view Safaricom offers on Samsung phones, visit the nearest official shop. This company has shops spread across Kenya  in major towns including Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu, Mombasa etc.  You can use your Bonga Points to get a reduced price.

Click on your favorite Samsung phone below to view specifications & price.

Which company makes Samsung Devices?

Samsung mobiles are products of a South Korean company based in Seoul. Samsung was founded in 1962 and the company has grown tremendously since then.  This company not only makes phones, it also makes other electronic: televisions, audio systems, refrigerators, laptops and more. Samsung is one of the top 3 smartphone manufacturing companies in the world. In Kenya, Samsung is also among the top 3 phone brands. Over the recent past, Samsung has been facing stiff competition from Tecno, Infinix, Oppo Huawei and other phone makers.

Evolution Of Samsung Phones

Which are the latest Samsung Handsets in Kenya?

New Samsung devices are launched in Kenya every other month.  We have recently witnessed the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Latest Samsung smartphones in Kenya in 2019 include Samsung Galaxy M10, Samsung Galaxy J6, Samsung Galaxy J8, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 etc.

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Why do people love Samsung phones?

Samsung Galaxy mobile phones are very popular in Kenya and all over the world. Samsung lover are always waiting with excitement for new releases. Why is this?  Here are the top reason why Samsung is a popular mobile brand in Kenya and across the world:

  • Samsung Galaxy devices have high quality hardware and software – Mobile phones from Samsung are made using high quality materials. They have quality chipsets, displays and body material.  A genuine Samsung phone can serve you for several years without problems.
  • Almost all Samsung handsets run on Android – If you love the Android operating system, Samsung should be top on the list of phone brands you are considering when looking for a new phone.
  • Regular software updates – Samsung phones, especially those in mid-range and high end brackets usually receive regular operating system and custom user interface updates.
  • Samsung makes all types of phones – Samsung has some of the best high end deices. This company also has one of the best budget phones.
  • Samsung is a trusted brand – Samsung is a trusted brand all over the world because of its high quality products. The company has over the years maintained a good name by making top quality products.  Samsung devices usually come with a warranty. This just show the company’s commitment to make high quality products that can stand the test of time.

Which are the cheapest Samsung Mobile Phones In Kenya?

There are many cheap Samsung smartphones in the country.  Cheapest Samsung phones in Kenya in the J series. They include Samsung Galaxy J2, Samsung Galaxy J4, Samsung Galaxy J6 Samsung Galaxy J4 Core and many others. The Korean phone maker introduced the M series in 2019.  Samsung has been working hard to retain its share of the Kenyan budget market.

Samsung Phones

Top 5 Best Samsung Phones In Kenya

Samsung is one of the largest phone manufacturers in the Globe. It remains one of the most popular brands in Kenya despite facing stiff competition from Huawei, Tecno, Infinix and other Chinese brands.  Samsung makes incredible phones for all market segments – from low-end budget to expensive flagships.  Their phones have outstanding hardware combined with lots of other features that make them stand out.  At the moment, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the best phone we have seen from the Korean manufacturer. The S9 and the S9 plus are also amazing phones.

There are a lot Samsung Smartphones in the Kenyan market.  This company has some of the best Android phones you can buy today.  Samsung always makes headline grabbing flagships – it also makes phones for all budgets. If you are looking for a Samsung phone below 10K, you will find one. Those looking for a decent phone below 20,000 Kenyan Shillings also have a wide range of phones to choose from.  Below, you will discover some of the best Samsung phones you can buy in the country.  You will see Samsung mobiles with cutting edge technology like the Galaxy Note 9 and budget friendly phones like the Galaxy J6 Plus.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 512GB

The Note 9 is not just the one of the best Samsung mobile phones that money can buy in Kenya right now; it is one of the best phones in the world.  Yes, it is very pricy but it’s totally worth it if you can afford it.  Key selling points of this phone include its unique stylus pen – referred to as the S-Pen, powerful AI powered cameras and long battery life.  This stylus pen allows you to do a lot of new cool stuff that you could not do with the previous note phones e.g. you can use it to take selfies with your phone remotely.

The Note 9 is a uniquely designed device.  It comes with a stunning metal and glass body with high end internals.  It has an industry leading 6.4 inches Super AMOLED display and powerful software that put some phones from competing brands to shame. This phone supports wireless charging, has a waterproof body, expandable memory, Iris scanner and fingerprint sensor.

At the heart of the Samsung Note 9 is flagship grade Snapdragon 845 processor paired with 6GB or 8GB of RAM. The 6GB RAM variant comes with 128GB on-board storage while the 8GB RAM variant features 512GB on-board storage.

A summary of the features of the Galaxy Note 9

Release DateAugust, 2018
Weight & Dimensions201g
161.9mm x 76.4mm x 8.8mm
Display Size6.4 inches
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM & Storage6GB RAM, 128 ROM

8GB RAM, 512GB
Battery4000mAh
Rear CameraDual 12MP + 12MP
Front Camera8MP

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9 64GB

This phone offers and almost similar experience as the Galaxy S9+. Samsung Galaxy S9 is a cheaper variant of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus. It has smaller 5.8 inch display, 4GB of RAM and a single 12MP camera at the back.  It is powered by a 3000mAh battery.   All the other features are identical to those of its bigger brother, the S9 Plus.

Just like the Galaxy S8, this phone’s design is very attractive. Its 5.8 infinity display is curved and dominates the front area. The back camera and fingerprint scanner are well placed at the back.  This is one of the best camera phones in its class.  The camera software is equipped with a lot of image enhancing features including Optical Image Stabilization.  Like many phones on the list of best flagships of 2019, it supports wireless charging and has a waterproof body.

A Summary Of The features of the Galaxy S9

Release DateFebruary, 2018
Weight & Dimensions163g
147.7mm x 68.7mm x 8.5mm
Display Size5.8 inches
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM & Storage4GB RAM, 64/128/256 ROM
Battery3000mAh
Rear CameraSingle 12MP
Front Camera8MP

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8

Since we already have new Samsung S series phones in Kenya, price of the Galaxy S8 has dropped significantly.  Although this phone has lower specs than its successors (Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+), it remains one of the best Samsung smartphones you can buy in the country.  This phone resembles its successor and is equipped with the powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset.

The S8 comes with a sharp 1440 x 2950 pixels 5.8 inch display that is well blended with a metal frame and glass back.  This phone has minimal bezel area and overall great design.  The 12MP back camera still outperforms the cameras of many flagships that were released after it hit the market. If you decide to buy this phone, you should be prepared to deal with the awkward placed fingerprint scanner.  It also comes with a face and iris scanner.

A summary of the features of the S8

Release DateFebruary, 2018
Weight & Dimensions155g
148.9mm x 68.1mm x 8mm
Display Size5.8 inches
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM & Storage4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
Battery3000mAh
Rear CameraSingle 12MP
Front Camera8MP

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

Samsung Galaxy A series phones were launched as the cheaper alternatives to the expensive Galaxy S series phones.  This phone holds up well. It is powered with Samsung’s own Exynos 7885 chipset couple with 4GB of RAM. It has two storage options, 64GB and 128GB.  The A7 2018 is a good choice for anyone looking for Samsung phone offering mid-range power with good cameras.  It comes with triple rear camera on the rear consisting of a 24MP lens, an 8MP lens and a 5MP lens. The front camera is 24MP. Samsung A7 2018 comes with a 6.0 inch 1080p super AMOLED display that renders high quality images.

A summary of the features of the A7 2018

Release DateSeptember, 2018
Weight & Dimensions155g
148.9mm x 68.1mm x 8mm
Display Size6.0 inches
Resolution1080 x 2220 pixels
CPUExynos 7885
RAM & Storage4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
6GB RAM, 128GB ROM
Battery3300mAh
Rear CameraTripple 24MP + 8MP + 5MP
Front Camera24MP

Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus

Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus

Samsung recently released a good number of budget phones in Kenya to counter the stiff competition it has been facing from Chinese phone brands. The J6 Plus is one of and it is one of the best Samsung phones below 20K that you can purchase right now in the country.  The J6 Plus comes with a 6.0 inch HD display and it is powered by Snapdragon 425 chipset paired with 32GB of RAM.  You get dual 13MP and 5MP lenses at the back and an 8MP front facing camera. Well, specs on paper are not as good as those of similar priced phones from Huawei, Tecno, Infinix, Xiaomi and others but it’s a pretty solid choice for any Samsung lover keen on finding a good affordable phone that can serve them all round.

A summary of the features of the Galaxy J6 Plus

Release DateSeptember, 2018
Weight & Dimensions178g
161.4mm x 76.9mm x 7.9mm
Display Size6.0 inches
Resolution720 x 1480 pixels
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 425
RAM & Storage3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
Battery3300mAh
Rear CameraDual 13MP + 5MP
Front Camera8MP

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